Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport appeared nearly empty Thursday with one traveler calling it ‘surreal.’ The U.S. is offering airlines a $25 billion aid package, but analysts say it could be five years before the industry fully recovers. (April 16) AP Domestic
As travelers begin to return to the country’s airports, they’ll notice the changes meant to prevent the spread of the .
Wearing face masks will be customary, and even required by most domestic airlines. More airports may use machines to check passengers for fever. Security checkpoints may have plexiglass shields between passengers and screeners.
Only 119,629 travelers passed through airport security checkpoints Wednesday, still a fraction of the 2.25 million who did